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and this is the area to come. >> reporter: worth the wait? >> i can say it is. >> reporter: governor jerry brown is now stepping in an unprecedented move aimed at driving down gas prices, brown directed the california air resources board to alu the production of less expensive winter blend of gas. >> winter blend is essentially a similar type of gasoline that doesn't have to meet as stringent air pollution requirements. with summer months, cleaner version is necessary to reduce ozone when possible. winter gasoline, thanks to the cooler air, doesn't have to be quite as stringent. >> usually the switch doesn't happen for another few weeks but by doing it now the theory is the fuel supply will increase and prices will decrease. right now the average price for a gallon of regular unleaded in the bay area is 4.66. that's almost a dollar more than the national average. while industry experts say the governor's move is an interesting gesture, it won't have a massive impact. they say they expect to see prices drop in the next few days any way. since the problems at refineries that caused wholesale gas prices t
live footage from the sfo. and also, mary jerry brown has details on the sfo. and also, mary jerry brown has details on the bours i don't spend money on gasoline. i am probably going to the gas station about once a month. last time i was at a gas station was about...i would say... two months ago. i very rarely put gas in my chevy volt. i go to the gas station such a small amount that i forget how to put gas in my car. [ male announcer ] and it's not just these owners giving the volt high praise. volt received the j.d. power and associates appeal award two years in a row. ♪ >> the america's cup, and the bluegrass festival, and the bluegrass festival. and fleet week. difficulty parking expected. what some people are doing to cash and. >> the america's cup is already under way and it is bustling with eager fans to watch the action. by mid day marina boulevard was packed with the drivers and they will need a place to park their cars. all of this showing heavy traffic but more and more people are going to be coming to town. thousands are expected and they're going to be coming to two
. governor jerry brown said to make emergency steps to increase the gas supply. he directed them to transition to winter blend gas early. typically that type of gas is not sold till after october 31. it evaporates more quickly and better for air quality. >>> busy weekend in san francisco, something for everyone, especially local businesses. >> the state department should not wait for the conclusion of its review board. >> a call to action in the investigation of the death of u.s. ambassador chris stevens. what they say they must do to keep officials safe over seas and the president lands in southern california. where president obama is headed on his california campaign. about once a month. last time i was at a gas station was about...i would say... two months ago. i very rarely put gas in my chevy volt. i go to the gas station such a small amount that i forget how to put gas in my car. [ male announcer ] and it's not just these owners giving the volt high praise. volt received the j.d. power and associates appeal award two years in a row. ♪ >>> more are than a dozen pets were r
as much or as little as they want. governor jerry brown said he is directing the board take whatever steps that are necessary to allow for an early transition for winter blend gas. >> the claim is it will increase supply by 8-10%. that will cause a drop in the price of gas. >> i think it is -- the time is so little it doesn't matter. >> reporter: san francisco gas is at $4.74 a gallon. a penny higher than sunday when dianne feinstein and governor jerry brown announced their actions. a week ago gas was 46 cents cheaper. 84 cents cheaper than a year ago. >> unfortunate situation that we don't know what is going on. >> reporter: he also asked for an investigation and coming up, what they are saying about how soon prices could fall. consumer editor tom vacar ktvu channel 2 news. >>> oakland police are investigating a pair of shooting. the latest happened in north oakland at 12:40 a.m. this morning. investigators say there is conflicting information about where the victim was in a car or on the street. the victim was treated for a gun shot wound at a hospital and in stable condition tonight. tw
jerry brown is taking action all in an effort to drive down some of the costs. cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran reports on the governor's idea to ease record high prices. >> reporter: good morning. the governor is asking state regulators to release a less expensive blend but experts say even with that move we won't see prices drop right away. this winter blend comes out on november 1. it will bring up gas supplies 8 to 10% and might drop gas prices 15 to 20 cents a gallon. but it could take a week before we see any changes. according to aaa, prices today are at record highs. in san francisco, you're paying $4.73 for a gallon of regular. and in san jose and oakland it's $4.67. our state supplies were cut short after richmond's chevron refinery fire in august and last week a power failure knocked out an exxon refinery in southern california. >> we had a number of disruptions happen at the same time. california always runs a very tight supply-demand because because we use a different blend of gas than the rest of the country so if anything goes wrong, we can't get more gas from other part
. at the last moment, governor jerry brown added an exception. parents with religious beliefs ruling out vaccinations don't have to jump through these hoops. this new mom thinks it's a good idea. >> the relationship with your pediatrician is a partnership. >>> one of the hottest fashion brands in the world is about to open its first store on the west coast in san francisco's union square. the clothes aren't fancy or expensive, and that's the point. cbs 5 reporter elizabeth cook explains what all the fuss is about. >> reporter: chances are, you've seen the advertisements. >> i have seen them, like in every corner of the street. >> reporter: or the high- profile endorsements and you wondered, what's all the buzz about? >> at first i thought they were promoting sushi. >> reporter: no, not fish. fashion. in just four days, this construction zone will be transformed into long lines, as thousands are expected to line up for the grand opening. it started in japan and quickly grew to be a worldwide phenomenon. >> we are a brand that's designed for everyone. and regardless of your income, regardl
high gas prices, governor jerry brown and senator dianne feinstein are stepping in to get prices down and relief for businesses and drivers. >> rick of berkeley is filling up in orinda and size the price of gas at the chevron station came as a shock from what he paid a few days ago. >> about four cents, gone up 50 cents so a little on the shocking side. reporter: the price of gasoline has gone up more than 50 crepts in many bay area cities. some california gas prices are now more than a dollar above the national average. the price hike has been blamed on refinery problems in the state. today governor brown stepped in and asked refineries to switch to a winter blend of gas, and that would relief businesses and consumers. >> if it's right, that would have major impact on the price of gasoline. increasing our supply by 8 or 10% be plenty to bring down california prices to the normal relationship to the rest of the country. >> some drivers figure they have no choice but to pay the high prices. >> we live in a state that is very resticktive. costs more to build here, do business here,
at $4.66. that's 85 cents higher than the national average. and now governor jerry brown is taking emergency action to ease the pressure on your wallet. the governor has directed the california air resources board to allow the immediate production of the cheaper winter blend of gasoline. this should immediately increase the supply of gas and in theory lower the price at the pump. here are the latest numbers from aaa if you can stand to see this. an average gallon of regular in san francisco today is $4.73, in oakland and san jose it's $4.67. but we saw a couple of stations charging more than $5.30 a gallon. that's for regular. some analysts expect prices to drop 15 to 20 cents within a week. the reason why these prices skyrocketed is because of refinery problems. in august the chevy refinery in richmond caught fire, and then within the past week in southern california, the exxon mobil refinery in torrance had a power failure and had to shut down. they just got it back working friday. >>> starbucks letting san francisco be the official taste testers of a brand new line of food, test
investigation. and also governor jerry brown once the release of the winter blend to help ease the price at the pump. >> the update that was found dead. they called police after they found this woman unresponsive. they have contacted the fbi to conduct a murder investigation as authorities to continue to search for clues. and the missing family vehicle. meanwhile, friends, family are holding a candlelight vigil in her honor tonight. j.r. stone is standing by live. j.r.? >> yes there is a large showing tonight with over 200 people. to give their support. they are meeting at the end of the cul-de-sac large showing. the family did not expect this many people. i spoke with those people that did not even know susie koo they are not happy about what happened and they just came out here to show all their support. reporting live, j.r. stone, kron4 news. >> we're always dra fast tra neighborhoo crim but there has been home burglaries in redwood city. here is the neighborhood. they are targeting five burglaries in the last two weeks. it is in this neighborhood near jefferson and el camino and on m
station. governor jerry brown issued an order to issue the winter glass blend to be sold in the state earlfully in the wake of week's prices. >> i took the action that the state can. that means change blens. drive down the price. >> california senator weighed in as well. calling for a investigation into what she calls, malicious trading schemes in the california gasoline market. however, the university of california energy center says that it's unlikely a conspiracy is going on here by the oil company. what may be gouge on figures if they put less gasoline in the market, the prices will be higher. if that's the case, it will be difficult to defect and even if we did, there's no law against that. >> what about the system that allows it to be game as opposed to other states? >> we use a blend of gasoline not used anywhere else in the country. as a result, when we get into a supply program, we can't import gasoline that is used in other parts of the country to smell out that shortage. while the golf nor loved it, at this point, the public will take any relief they can get. >> four g
illegal immigration back on the front burner. governor jerry brown signed a law allowing young people brought into this country as children to get driver's license. but our cbs 5 reporter tells us there is a catch. len? >> reporter: dana, backers of this bill have been saying for years that it would make california roads a lot safer because suddenly hundreds of thousands of people, some of whom may already be driving without licenses, would be able to drive legally and get insurance. getting a driver's license is part of the road map to success in california. >> you can't get around here without having a license. >> reporter: and that's the reason behind a bill that governor brown just signed into law. it will allow about 350,000 young illegal immigrants who came across the border as children to obtain a california driver's license for the first time. >> it clarifies a lot of fear in the community. >> reporter: something immigrants rights groups have been fighting for for years. >> it solidifies the fact that you're going to have these students who are not only be able to work but als
1960s in southern california. he was the state's second in command in 1974 when jerry brown won his first term as governor. he was 86 years old. >>> a hot air balloon festival in arizona had some scary moments when one of the balloons caught fire. it happened during the annual carefree hot air balloon festival. a balloon was being filled up with propane when the tether broke snapped. that caused the flames to ignite the side of the balloon. it managed on steer the balloon away from the crowd and landed a half mile away. no one was injured. >>> a long weekend of events is coming to a close tonight from fleet week and america's cup to parades and festivals. hundreds of thousands of people flowed into the city this weekend. sergio quintana looks at some of the activity. >> blue angels speeding overhead is usually the only thing audiences have to pay attention to on fleet week. but today they did have some competition. >> add the super speed and the really loud. >> the fans of america's cup got a pre race airshow. and then the team set sail for the latest stage of the competition. >> wh
. governor jerry brown ordered cheaper winter blend gasoline to be sold sooner than usual. it was the second straight dave record prices. the average for a gallon of regular was $4.71. >>> the deadly outbreak of meningitis is spreading. in the last 24 hours, 27 more people have become sick. that brings the total number of cases to 91. seven people have died. and now the massachusetts company that made the steroid shot behind the outbreak is recalling every single product it makes. abc news reporter mark greenblat. >> the pharmacy at the center of the meningitis outbreak announced a voluntary recall of every product it makes. saying this action is being taken out of an abundance of caution due to the potential risk of contamination. >> i am scared. >> the number of meningitis patients jumping today from 64 to 91 confirmed cases in nine states with seven confirmed deaths. the outbreak beg a a contaminated shipment of drugs from the new england compounding center. that drug injected into the spine for back pain was contaminated with a fungus that can go from the spinal fluid up to the brain cau
independence initiative after a challenge from mayor jerry brown taking a different approach to help poor families instead of giving aid it helps them figure out their own paths towards self sufficient. >> we're looking at character loans so that if you don't meet other criteria, there are other criteria you can access low interest loan autos the family independence initiative helped about 800 families and he plans to use a portion of the $500,000 money to expand the program to other country autos coming up next, there is a big new layoff announcement from silicon valley. hundreds of people about to lose their job autos stage is set tonight for first presidential debate. and voting against underway. >> there is a progress report on the new bay bridge. the lock is run to opening day. stay with us. >>> good evening, there is a packed house tonight. emotions are really on edge. abc 7 news is in that meeting and just told us that minutes ago the public comment portion started spiralling out of control. and this is happening because the city council is considering limiting public access to mee
. after that it's hard to say. >> because public education still persists governor jerry brown's proposition failed next month more school cuts are expected to follow, but that's down the road. for now the library will reopen on monday and the anonymous donor may soon drop by. >> he said, no, i just want you to buy me a cup of coffee and i'd like to come down and see kids in your library. >> channel 2 news. >>> now a scene from a movie right there on san francisco bay. we'll tell you about today's navy landing and the dual purpose served. and a cool down underway. fog is already starting to settle into the cost. sheaf meteorologist bill martin will let us know how much cooler it's going to be by tomorrow . >>> the nus navy landed on ocean beach today. this navy hovercraft is part of a disaster response training exercise that partially leaks military and local emergency teams participated. >> this is exactly what fleet week is all about. in addition to celebrating our men and women in uniform and -- and giving them the -- the praise that they de serve we also want to take the op
de la opinión escribe sobre el rechazo del gobernador jerry brown al trust act, lo cual ha causado protestas de grupos pro inmigrantes... en la vibra traemos una entrevista de diana otero con la cantante local diana gameros, a quien llaman la musa de la misión... también una nota sobre el festival de jazz latino organizado a beneficio de acción latina y nuestros colegas de el tecolote... y en los deportes una entrevista con jugadores latinos de los gigantes de san francisco y una nota sobre los atléticos de oakland. los fanáticos del beisbol en la bahía tenemos mucha suerte de tener a nuestros dos equipos en playoffs... eso sería todo los veo la semana que viene... roll open blanca ---si usted quiere perder esas libritas de mas, existe una dieta que podria funcionar take vo ---un grupo de investigadore s puso a varios adultos obesos a dieta y los dividio en tres grupos: uno bajo en calorias, otro en carbohidrato s y los demas en la dieta mediterranea ---despues de 2 aÑos, quienes hicieron la dieta mediterranea perdieron mas peso ---el regimen consiste en comer frutas, verdu
. jerry brown has the final say on davis is released. >> a los angeles judge will find out weather in anti- islamic film should be sent to prison for violating his probation. he was convicted of bank fraud in 2010. after it was determined that he was a flight risk. this low budget film sparked violence in the middle east. >> the pope benedictine butler was convicted. 1000 of his personal items were found in the butlers apartment. he is currently serving as house arrest. >> american airlines are repairing seats on 50 planes that were pulled aside because the seats have come loose. officials say that they hope to finish. there have been its three planes that have come loose during those flights. and is least one was canceled in the bay area because of these problems. >> in london there is one tiny apartment that is selling for a hefty price. this is all inside it is 10 x feet by 8. it is a converted bathroom and a coat closet. the car original asking price was 145 to thousand dollars. and the current offer is nearly $300,000. it is located in a nice area. and your kids have only been in scho
in their pockets come next year when some of their textbooks...become free. governor jerry brown has signed two bills which allow for a free online library of 50 digital textbooks. the organization, 20 million minds, says that students will spend more than 16 hundred dollars over the course of one year on textbooks. spartan bookstore textbook manager--cindy nimrud (num-a-rood) --says some students may not go for it. ">>>(cindy nimrud/spartan bookstore textbook manager) most people prefer the actual paperback so they can touch the paper and be able to write notes and those things." if students want hard copies, they will be available for 20 dollars a piece. the legislation goes into effect in the fall semester of 2013. the career center is holding interview workshops on campus to help students ail interviews and land jobs. these workshops go over the strategies that should be used by interviewees to be more prepared and confident during the interview process. a new online program is being used by the university to give students an interactive mock interview... users can answer questions and go b
.65. the experts are saying that it could get to $4. governor jerry brown is immediately following refineries to produce the winter blend gasoline. this could increase our supply by 10 percent. the purchase is right now for the winter blend is not usually sold until november. right now, we are still on the summer blind. the governor is wanting to make sure that the relief is under way. we are still on the summer- land. >> we need more days like this in san francisco. >> locals, tourists, enjoy it the mild weather. maureen kelly showed how these crowds commit big box. made- big dollars. for >> checkup these people for chrisy field. some are watching the chrisy field air show. and other at the water for the america's cup racing. and two of the big draws on sunday. hundreds of thousands are flocking to the city. using public transportation to. bart had a new record. 320,000 purchasing tickets. and sunday is also expected to also be huge. great news. >> 60% of our passengers pay for a ticket purchased. when there is a huge rider ship. it benefits everybody. >> a lot of money was exchanging hands
does not take in effect until an january 1st. mayor jerry brown is saying that this is driven people to depression, suicide and according to the american psychiatric suicide this therapy includes self- destructive behavior and anxiety. the national association of research of therapy and homosexuals denounces this band. they do not like it. they say that this takes away the right of parents and jeopardize is the livelihood of licensed therapists. we would like to know what you think. california is the first state to be and therapy. ford gained teenagers to become straight. and go to our facebook fan page. and give a is your opinion. >> the coast guard is missing for to san francisco fishermen. when their boat capsized. these-- 2 san francisco fisherman left san francisco candlestick marino on sunday morning. on sunday morning, that entire crew was sent overboard after a large wave crashed into the boat. only to men of the four men were wearing life jackets only two of them went to shore. >> i am nervous. i am sec.i to not want my husband to be gone want (sobbing) >> this helicopter an
differently. the topic of pension reform has been in jerry brown's crosshairs ever since he returned to sacramento last year taking on the role of california's fiscal guardian. >> these pension reforms will go a long way toward making our pension system more sustainable and more fair. >> reporter: brown's solutions all revolve around cutting the state's expenses like capping annual pay outs at 132,000 a year and requiring employees to contribute more to their pensions. that's well and good but let's recap where a pension fund gets its money from. there are three primary sources. you have the employee contributions, you have government contributions and you have investment returns, which the governor himself puts at about 75% of the total fund. >> in the past decade, the returns have been pretty poor. >> reporter: mike is director of research for california common sense. it's a nonprofit group devoted to transparency in government. he explains that the state's two largest pensions have enjoyed relative success in the long run hitting their investment marks over 20 years but not recent
jerry brown's ballot proposition fails next month, more cuts are expected to follow. but that's down the road. for now, the library will reopen on monday and the anonymous owner will soon drop by. >> he said, no, i'd just like you to buy me a cup of coffee. >>> a uc berkeley study shows that a plastic product is linked to hormone changes. researchers say pregnant women exposed to higher levels of it have higher levels. the effect did not show up for baby girls. thyroid hormones play a crucial role in development. bpa was banned beginning in july of 2013. >>> tanning beds and skin cancer, they say indoor tanning is linked to at least 170,000 cases of carcinoma each year. the world health organization has also classified ultra violate ratings from tanning beds as a class 1 carcinogen. >>> a senate investigation finds they wasted millions in the process. taxpayers spent $2 million on a center, for example, that never opened. $45,0000 on a decked-out suv. >> the report doesn't make any solid recommendations on changes. it just criticizes changes that have taken place over history. >> the
governor jerry brown is trying to help by ordering state smog regulators to allow winter blend to be sold in california earlier than usual to bring down prices. winter blend gas isn't typically sold until october 31st. he hopes by selling it now it would increase supplies by bringing down prices. the high prices are changing driving habits. >> i try not to drive unless i really have to. >> i'm grateful and i only use the bike when necessary. >> reporter: the dramatic surge in prices came after a southern california refinery went down a week ago. it came back online friday. analysts say they expect prices to stabilize in the coming days. now this might make you feel a little better this morning. a gas station in long beach has the priciest gas at $6.66 a gallon. it could be worse. >>> it may be a sign of the times, roseville police are investigating the theft of nearly 1,000 gallons of gas from a shell station. stations manager says security cameras caught the thief stealing gas on three different occasions. police say a man in a pickup truck somehow disabled the meter and pumped gas into
-- california broke another record. gas prices rose to $4.64 a gallon. governor jerry brown is hoping the latest move will help bring prices down. he ordered state smog regulators to allow winter blend gasoline to be sold earlier than usual. delivery drivers get reimbursed by the mile but not for fuel so the high prices are cutting into their pay. >> when the gas is really high, it's hard to hire people. >> reporter: analysts say gas prices could hit as high as $4.85 a gallon before coming back down. one station in long beach has the highest price in the state at $6.65 a gallon. to give you an idea how high the prices are. you would pay a little more than $178 for gas. i found a round trip plane attribute for about $25 less. reporting live in the newsroom matt keller. >>> well go big or go home. ktvu channel 2 reporter allie rasmus is live in half-moon bay where pumpkin growers are competing in a big weighoff. they're trying to set a new world record this year. allie how are they doing? >> reporter: the stage is set for the weighoff that will begin in a half hour from now. we see organizers come
places to spend their money. teachin >> you can have your gasoline does not help and jerry brown stated that he will repeal >> the people coming man to watch this even in the world. this is the head of the impact that the super bowl rings. i was on the bay on friday and i enjoyed watching this from a distance. we are to run one more wenner. happy birthday arrived. >> it is a little cooler right now. we will expect similar conditions and to slowly down to the south hand. notice again that the rain will stay mainly off shore. you may get some rap brown showers into wednesday but we will keep you posted. into tomorrow afternoon temperatures will stay the same as to what we saw to that. seven days in the inland valley, 66 and east bay shore and cool along the coastline. a look at your extended forecast with a slight chance of rain tomorrow. for mostly you will see a little bit of extra clout cover for the next couple of days. the fall returns on thursday and friday. >> remember you can get the latest on 424 hours. on comcast 193. >> we want to acknowledge that we have had some difficulty wi
. >> governor jerry brown can reverse the decision and keep davis in prison. that's what governor arnold schwarzenegger did in 2010. other manson family involved in the murders remain in prison, of course, along with charles manson. >>> california will not be implementing a national law to track sex offenders. the program is supposed to link all 50 states into a national system for registering and tracking sex offenders. california and four other states decided not to implement the program because of doubts about how it works and how much it costs. that means the state will lose some federal law enforcement funding. 16 states have fully implemented the law. >>> coming up next, in two minutes, a sexting scandal at a number of schools in marin county. >> i was excited. i was -- i couldn't believe it in the beginning, but then i read it and it was true. >> a new opportunity for many to begin a future in the u.s. what many people are finally receiving that some may have been waiting their whole lives for. . >>> a sexting scandal at schools in the north bay has investigators and school offici
in the california gas market. at the same time, governor jerry brown has given an order to allow higher polluting winter blend gas to be sold in the state. he says he wants to make more fuel available to drive down the price. an energy expert says companies gaming the system is not the problem. >> the problem is we use a blend of gasoline that's not used anywhere else in the country. as a result, when we get into a supply problem, we can't import gasoline that's used in other parts of the country to smooth out that shortage. >> while the governor's order is not a long-term answer, it could provide temporary relief. if you want to save yourself some cash, we're here to help you. go to cbssf.com/gas. enter your zip code and you can find the cheapest gas in your neighborhood. >>> both sides in the measure d campaign holding news conferences in san jose. it would raise the minimum wage in the city to 10 bucks an hour. chamber of commerce releasing a study that says the measure would cost jobs. >> those members who said they pay a minimum wage, 67% of them said they would cut employee hours and 43% sa
.68. and if you are down in san jose, $4.67. governor jerry brown has given an order to allow higher polluting winter blend to be sold in the state to make more fuel available to drive down the price. at the same time, california senator dianne feinstein is calling for a federal investigation. she is citing malicious trading schemes in the california gas markets. >>> both sides in the measure d campaign held news conferences in san jose. it would raise the minimum wage to $10. the chamber of commerce released a study saying the measure would cost jobs. >> those members who said they pay a minimum wage 67% of them said they would cut employee hours and 4 3% said they would lay off workers. >> they are going to put forward one study that says minimum wage doesn't work and there are 20 well researched thoughtful studies that explain exactly why it's good for the people in our community. >> the mayor doesn't agree. chuck reed is against measure d saying san jose doesn't have the money to cover enforcement costs. >>> right now, the sentencing hearing of convicted sex offender jerry sandusky is gett
jerry brown is doing about it. >> and president obama is in california this morning, went to a star studded campaign fund-raiser in l.a. last night and poked a little fun at his own debate performance. >>> then we meet the creator of a blog that moks facebook with people that do constant updates. it is popular, but is it too mean spirited. >>> and check out this pileup involving dozens of cars at a nascar race this weekend. it all happened on the final lap. we're going to have more on how it happened and how it ended in a moment. >>> we begin with out of control gas prices in california. nbc dianaal vee ar is live in hollywood. good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning. imagine waking up to prices like these, $4.79 for a gallon of regular gasoline. what makes it tougher for drivers in california is that prices are higher here than anywhere else. something some politicians say could be criminal. in california this weekend, what went up kept going up to drivers' dismay. >> i don't think i ever paid this much for gas. >> going to spend at least almost $100 to fill up. >> reporter:
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